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CS-CASH Bison Worker Safety and Herd Health Roundtable

Registration is open for the 3rd Annual Bison Worker Safety and Herd Health Roundtable October 13-14, 2021, Rapid City, South Dakota, or join virtually! This event is being hosted by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) and the InterTribal Buffalo Council (ITBC). Meals and registration are free of charge. One …

National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021 – Farm Safety Yields Real Results

The 2019 data for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the agricultural sector is still the most dangerous in America with 573 fatalities, or an equivalent of 23.1 deaths per 100,000 workers. Fall harvest time can be one of the busiest and most dangerous seasons of the year for the agriculture industry. For this reason, the third week …

Minnesota Farm Safety and Health Week

Agriculture is a critical part of Minnesota’s economy, and Minnesota farmers play an integral role in feeding people across the state and around the world. Agricultural workers account for over 30 percent of work-related deaths in Minnesota, but make up less than two percent of the workforce. Safeguarding the health and well-being of farm owners, …

National Teach Ag Day

The National Teach Ag Day celebration will take place on Thursday, September 16. National Teach Ag Day is designed to encourage others to teach school based agriculture and recognize the important role that agriculture teachers play in our schools and communities.  Every year the National Teach Ag Campaign hosts a live webcast event somewhere in the …

Save the Date! Child Agricultural Safety and Health Workshop

Join us and learn how you can help safeguard children and youth who live, work and play on farms and ranches. This information can be used to develop and enhance childhood agricultural safety strategies for your organization. Interactive sessions will be facilitated by safety experts and leaders in the field of childhood agricultural injury prevention.  …

[WEBINAR]: Migrant/Seasonal Farmworkers: Stress Issues and Solutions

It is estimated that there are currently 2.5 to 3 million farmworkers in the United States. While farm work is sometimes described as “low-skill” or “no skill,” the nature of this occupation requires dexterity, speed, skill, endurance, and mental acuity. Agriculture is also one of the most hazardous industries in the U.S. Farmworker mental/behavioral …

UMASH Field Days – Healthy Harvest: Farming Safely with Livestock and Produce

Are you a farmer selling your produce to the public? Do you have a “you pick” operation? Is compost a fertilizer of choice or would you like to know more about the process? Join us for Healthy Harvest: Farming Safely with Livestock and Produce, a hands-on workshop sponsored by the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH), University …